Family area tables do not just need to be practical, they may also add to your décor. Perhaps you want to invest in a more decorative table rather than a functional table if you do not have a family or have a small family and do not spend much time in the family area. Decorative tables could be just as much fun as practical ones. They are utilized to display freshly cut flowers, pictures and figurines or everything that is important to you. Some living rooms are homey and lived in, where others are hardly used at all and therefore are more of an interior planning statement. A living room is not just a room in which the TV is stored, and a table might be a great centerpiece to get a room where the notion of living is something apart from watching TV.